Band Name/Artist Name: Ben Torres
Album Name: Like No Place Else
Website: http://www.bentorresmusic.comoMusic Style: Guitar Rock
Influences: John Mayer
BEN TORRES is 16 years old and was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ben’s interest in music began at an early age. He acquired his first guitar (Fender Stratocaster) when he was 9 years old and has played with non-stop ambition ever since.
In his young musical life, he has studied guitar for 5 years with Sean McWilliams, Mike Walker and Ryan Phillips and 1 1/2 years of vocal studies with the world-renowned Manny Lujan. For the last few years he has attended the week-long Rock and Roll Camps at Valencia College in Orlando. He has attended the Avalon School of Music’s Advanced Guitar Shredding classes and has had five years of advanced theory, songwriting and techniques. He has also performed the role of “Rooster” in “Annie” with the Musical Theater Club in Bridgewater Middle School and has played numerous guitar recitals in the last few years.
One of Ben’s goals is to become a really well known musical artist who is familiar to every household. Ben’s musical talents will grow tremendously due to his consistent practice and love for rock. His desire and dream to play on stage in front of thousands grows stronger every day. His favorite artists are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Mayer, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Journey, Incubus, Radiohead, 311, System Of A Down, and Green Day.